NCAA wrestling tournament ends early for Tigers

Friday, March 16, 2012 | 8:43 p.m. CDT

The Missouri wrestling team has been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament.

The Tigers had seven wrestlers still competing at the start of Friday, the second day of the tournament.

Alan Waters (125 pounds), Mike Larson (184) and Brent Haynes (197) advanced the farthest among Missouri wrestlers. They each lost in the fourth round of the wrestlebacks.

Missouri finished the tournament with 20 team points and no All-Americans on its roster.

The tournament concludes Saturday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

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